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Simple Snapper Creole

This simple fish dish, using a mild-tasting snapper, is prepared with onions, garlic and celery to create a delicious Creole-inspired dinner that can be served over quick brown rice for an easy meal.


  • 1 T trans-fat-free spread
  • 1 T olive oil
  • 2 cloves minced garlic
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 stalks celery, chopped
  • 4 red snapper fillets (4 oz. to 5 oz. each)
  • 2 T chopped fresh parsley


In a nonstick skillet, melt spread and olive oil and stir in garlic, cayenne and paprika. Add onion and celery and sauté until soft, 3 to 4 minutes. Add fish fillets and cook until fish flakes, about 5 to 7 minutes. Place fish on a platter and pour pan juices over fish. Top with parsley.


Yield: 4 servings

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving:
Calories: 194
Total Fat: 7g
Saturated Fat: 0.5g
Cholesterol: 77mg
Sodium: 160mg
Total Carbohydrates: 3g
Dietary Fiber: 0.9g
Protein: 28g

Recipe Source: myOptumHealth

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